How to stay calm under pressure

Vocabulary List

close in
(phrasal verb) to come nearer to something/someone
 
victorious
(adjective) having won a victory
 
matter
(verb) to be important or significant
 
key
(adjective) essential or important
 
haunt
(verb) to repeatedly appear in or occupy someone’s thoughts
 
intuitively
(adverb) without conscious reasoning
 
undermine
(verb) to weaken or lessen the power or effectiveness of something
 
expert
(adjective) having or showing great knowledge or skill in a particular area
 
primarily
(adverb) mainly
 
boil down
(phrasal verb) to reduce something to its essential elements
 
distraction
(noun) something that prevents someone from concentrating on what they are doing
 
suffer
(verb) to experience pain, distress, or hardship
 
preoccupied
(adjective) having one’s mind filled with a particular thought or feeling
 
vulnerable
(adjective) easily hurt or harmed physically, mentally, or emotionally
 
explicit
(adjective) stated clearly and in detail
 
be concerned with
(verb phrase) to have a particular interest in or worry about something
 
precise
(adjective) exact or accurate
 
the mechanics
(noun phrase) the way something works or is done
 
interfere
(verb) to prevent or obstruct someone or something from doing something
 
putt
(verb) try to hit a golf ball into the hole by striking it gently so that it rolls across the green
 
prime
(verb) to prepare or make something ready for use
 
acutely
(adverb) in a very intense way
 
subconsciously
(adverb) in a way that is not consciously known
 
inevitable
(adjective) certain to happen; unavoidable
 
susceptible
(adjective) easily affected or influenced by something
 
self-conscious
(adjective) aware of and concerned about one’s own appearance or actions
 
accustomed
(adjective) used to something and therefore not surprised or upset by it
 
extol
(verb) to praise or admire someone or something highly
 
virtue
(noun) a quality that is considered morally good or desirable
 
cue
(noun) a signal or hint that tells someone to do something
 
reveal
(verb) to make something known or visible
 
glorious
(adjective) very impressive or magnificent

Grammar Lesson

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  • how to use occur
  • how to use seem
  • how to use avoid

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